Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer playing doubles together in September in the inaugural edition of Rod Laver Cup tennis event was named among the five best sporting moments of the year competition by Laureus. The Spanish/Swiss duo defeated Sam Querrey and Jack Sock on that epic Saturday to bring a very important point to Team Europe, who ended up winning the event thanks to Federer's decisive win over Nick Kyrgios on Sunday.
Announcing the nomination, which you can vote on Laureus website, it was said: 'The tennis world was in awe when its two greatest rivals united. Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal joined forces to play doubles for Europe in the Laver Cup. The fiercest rivalry in the history of the game was put to one side for two thrilling hours. Players and fans around the World celebrated the rare moment in the history of the sport.'
— Laureus (@LaureusSport) 2 dicembre 2017